Crowdfunding for Universities

“Crowdfunder is working with universities across the UK to bring crowdfunding to students, alumni, research departments and faculties. Working with Plymouth University, we’ve developed new finance, fundraising and enterprise skills and are now opening up new educational and business opportunities in educational institutions and learning communities across Britain.” Phil Geraghty, MD, Crowdfunder How universities are[…]

AXA teams up with local communities to crowdfund road safety

AXA launches crowdfunding initiative in partnership with Crowdfunder.co.uk as part of its ongoing work to tackle road safety issues   AXA has launched a crowdfunding initiative to enable local communities to raise money for projects that aim to improve road safety in their area. As the next phase of the insurer’s RoadSafe Schools campaign, which[…]

Charity fundraising just got easier…

Kids Company brightened up the Christmas of over 15,000 vulnerable people in London, Bristol and Liverpool this year, following an outstanding charity crowdfunding campaign with Crowdfunder. The charity raised over £100,000 in less than two months, making it possible to send out thousands of food parcels and host a party for 4,000 vulnerable children on Christmas Day.[…]

Top 12 British Crowdfunding Projects of 2014

  “2014 was the year crowdfunding went mainstream with thousands of grass roots British ideas becoming a reality thanks to the people of the UK “- Phil Geraghty, MD Crowdfunder  In the last 12 months we’ve seen some amazing projects. To celebrate this fact we have pulled together our top 12 British Crowdfunding campaigns of 2014. FC United[…]

Green Party Leader, Natalie Bennett embraces crowdfunding

Natalie Bennett, the leader of the Green Party has launched a project on Crowdfunder, raising funds to stand as MP in Holborn and St Pancras. Following the recent Crowdfunder campaign, launched by the Green Party, encouraging MP candidates across the country to fund the fees they need to stand in their areas, Natalie Bennett has[…]

Crowdfunding – how the great british public can save our economy

Until now small businesses in the UK had very limited options to raise funding to start or expand their companies. Venture Capital companies are extremely selective in where they invest and like to invest larger amounts. Banks are reluctant lenders in this climate and look for well established businesses who are able to provide some[…]